MACARIINI, ENNOMINAE, GEOMETRIDAE, GEOMETROIDEA
Cathy Byrne & Stella Crossley
(Photo: copyright Cathy Byrne)
These Caterpillars are loopers, having most prolegs missing. The caterpillars are green, with a thin orange band between the segments, and a reddish-brown head
The adult moths are brown with a complex pattern on the wings.
The eggs are oval, green, and covered in an embossed hexagonal mesh.
Malcolm J. Scoble & Martin Kruger,
A review of the genera of Macariini with a revised classification of the tribe (Geometridae: Ennominae),
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society,
Volume 134, Issue 3, March 2002, p. 257.
(updated 18 May 2005, 1 January 2017)